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July 7, 1784 Documentation on militia detachments Morris Graham John Pierce Requests the pay rolls of the militia detachment he commanded in the Revolutionary War along with a warrant from General Washington for the payment of his militia detachment.
August 1, 1797 Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island James McHenry Arthur Fenner Letter, discusses an act authorizing a detachment from the militia of the United States, passed by Congress 24 June 1797
October 20, 1795 The Rolls of My Detachment of Militia, Etc. Francis D. Hebecourt William Simmons Enclosed are the rolls of Hebecourt's detachment of militia. He has been power of attorney so asked to be paid the amount for two month's service and he will immediately forward the receipts of his men.
May 19, 1796 Submission of Receipt Roll of Detachment of Militia Francis D'Hebecourt William Simmons Sends receipt and rolls of detachment militia under his command.
September 10, 1794 Assembling the Pennsylvania militia Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Letter to the Governor of Pennsylvania, regarding the detachment of militia assembling and marching to combat the insurrection in western Pennsylvania, later known as the Whiskey Rebellion.
August 14, 1797 Following Instructions to Raise Militia Oliver Wolcott James McHenry Response to request to raise a militia. Has issued orders for detachment and to hold in readiness such militia. Has assigned such matters to the Adjutant General, with the request to communicate with the War Department.
December 2, 1793 An Act directing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States House of Representatives [not available] Outlines the regulations for states to call up militias.
March 28, 1800 Claim of Cornet Davidson and His Militia William Simmons David Henley Regarding the claim of Cornet Davidson and detachment for militia services. Simmons informs that no money has been paid; therefore the claim should be paid if the call for militia was valid. Simmons discusses new regulations regarding certain supplies.
July 6, 1795 Pay of Captain Francis Dhebecourt and Militia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $1,933.27 is due Captain Francis D'hebecourt and a detachment of Militia under his command, being their pay for service in the defense of the settlement of Gallipolis, Ohio from October 1794 through April 1795.
August 1, 1793 Act Authorizing National Defense James McHenry Oliver Wolcott Refers to an act 27 June 1897, authorizing the organization and supply of a militia detachment. Notes the President's support. Such militia should be ready to march at a moment's notice. The President authorizes the need for cavalry
March 4, 1796 Expenses of Lieutenant Colonel Willis Willson William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $48.54 is due Willis Willson, Lieutenant Colonel of Militia, being the expenses of a detachment of Virginia militia detaining a Brig commanded by Captain Maney who tried to go to sea in violation of a Congressional embargo.
April 17, 1795 Payment of a Detachment of Militia in Washington County territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1273.06 is due to a detachment of Militia responsible for the defense of Washington County, territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, and commanded by Captain William Miles during early 1795.
June 24, 1797 An Act authorizing a detachment from the Militia of the United States. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization of Congress for President to raise militia through orders directed to heads of state governments. Number of troops, type, and duration of service specified.
June 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Constant Freeman Simmons asks Freeman to provide the circumstances for calling out the militia in Georgia.
August 21, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee The Governor of Maryland discusses the council's decision to furnish the detachment of militia with muskets, bayonets, and cartouch-boxes.
July 15, 1796 Pay of Lieutenant Jacob Dooley and a detachment of militia called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $202.46 is due Lieutenant Jacob Dooley and a detachment of militia called into service by Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky, being for his services performed on the frontiers of Clarke County from April 27 to June 27, 1795.
June 24, 1797 An Act Authorizing a Detachment from the Militia of the United States Congress of the United States [not available] This is an Act of Congress that authorizes the President to require the executives of the several States to organize, arm, equip, and hold in readiness eighty thousand effective militia to be apportioned among the States in the numbers specified in this Act. It states also that the militia shall not be compelled to serve longer than three months during any single tour of duty. Officers of the...
January 23, 1801 Certification of payment; detachment of militia under Major Thomas Johnson, against the Indians on the frontier of the Southwestern Territory 1794 William Simmons Henry Wood Certification of payment; $3326.40 to detachment of militia under Major Thomas Johnson, against the Indians on the frontier of the Southwestern Territory 1794, in conformity with Act of Congress 13 May 1800.
April 17, 1795 Payment of Captain Nathaniel Cushing's Detachment William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $1032 is due to a detachment of Militia commanded by Captain Nathaniel Cushing and responsible for the defense of the settlements of Marietta, Bellepre, and Waterford in the northwestern territory.
September 18, 1794 Military response to Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Thomas Mifflin Informs the Governor of Pennsylvania that a detachment of U.S. troops under the command of Lieutenant Daniel Bissell is to march from Philadelphia to a gathering of artillery and military stores, intended for the Maryland and Virginia militia. This military action is in response to the Whiskey Rebellion. This detachment will march through Lancaster and York town, and from there to Williamsport,...
March 17, 1800 Certification of payment; detachments of militia under Lieutenant Joseph Bartholomew, and Lieutenant Joseph Hunter, and a detachment of spies called into service by the Governor of Kentucky for the protection of the frontier of Jefferson County William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $834.58 to detachments of militia under Lieutenant Joseph Bartholomew, and Lieutenant Joseph Hunter, and a detachment of spies called into service by the Governor of Kentucky for the protection of the frontier of Jefferson County.
December 11, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant Williams' Detachment at Fort William or Big Bone Lick William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $160.07 is due a detachment of Militia under the command of Lieutenant David Williams stationed at Fort William or Big Bone Lick, County of Woodford, State of Virginia, being their pay from April 25 to August 31, 1791.
August 21, 1794 Pay and Allowance for Lt. Shackleford's Detachment Joseph Howell Thomas Todd $152 have been advanced for one month's pay and allowance in lieu of rations to a detachment of militia commanded by Lt. Edward Shackleford in October 1792.
August 1, 1797 Secretary at War writes to the Governor of Tennesee regarding militia James McHenry James Wood Secretary McHenry informs Governor Wood of the federal mandate to raise, equip, organize, and keep in readiness a body of militia fit for action.
February 10, 1796 Muster and Payroll of D'Hebecourt's Detachment Francis D'Hebecourt William Simmons D'Hebecourt encloses muster and payrolls of his detachment of militia from October 1795 to February 1796. The money should be delivered to Messrs Wheelen & Miller in Philadelphia.